Carlu, Jacques

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Carlu, Jacques Gender: M
born on 7 April 1890 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Bonnières, France, 49n02, 1e35
Timezone LMT m1e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
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French architect and designer, working mostly in Art Deco style, active in France, Canada, and in the United States.

His most famous building is likely the Palais de Chaillot, Trocadéro, near the Eiffel Tower, which was designed for the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne (1937).

His other buildings include the 1957 NATO HQ (see of the Secretary General) in Paris (until 1967), now Université Paris-Dauphine. Among his important interiors are the 1930 Eaton Auditorium in Toronto (now known as "The Carlu"), the 1943 French Nationality Room at the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, and other venues.

He was the brother of French graphic designer Jean Carlu. Jacques Carlu was married to little-known artist Anne Carlu (née Peckard 1895-1972). he died on 3 December 1976 in Paris at age 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Carlu, Jean (born 3 May 1900)


  • Death, Cause unspecified 3 December 1976 in Paris (Age 86)
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Source Notes

Collection Didier Geslain.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Interior design
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards